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Brownsville native publishes book on Rio Grande Valley medicine

John Topp | Nov 23, 2012

Brownsville native Eileen Mattei explores the history of Lower Rio Grande Valley medicine in her new book, "For the Good of My Patients, The History of Medicine in the Rio Grande Valley".

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Small Business Saturday comes to South Texas

Rafael Benavides, Viva South Texas | Nov 22, 2012

Local small business owners hope for a boost in sales the day after Black Friday.

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Ruling Reinforces Law on Handguns in Employees' Cars

by Audrey White | Nov 06, 2012

n an opinion released Monday that reinforces a 2011 law, Attorney General Greg Abbott's office said that employers cannot prohibit an employee with a concealed handgun license from keeping a handgun in a locked, private vehicle in an employee parking lot.

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Effects of a devastating drought in West Texas in 2011. (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Agriculture.)

In Texas, extreme weather is the new normal

by Mose Buchele, KUT/StateImpact Texas | Nov 06, 2012

Increasingly hot summers and new extreme weather patterns have helped activists raise awareness of climate change. But in Texas, weather that once would have been considered extreme has become commonplace.

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Institutes collaborate to enhance early development for infants with disabilities

Andy Heger, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston | Oct 01, 2012

In September, researchers from the Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston(UTHealth) and TIRR Memorial Hermann began testing the effectiveness of a parenting program on early learning and motor development of infants with spina bifida and infants with tone and strength difficulties, including cerebral palsy.

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